The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL (Structured Query Language)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 6 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL 7 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 13.46% 39.13% 17.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.67% 78.26% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 5
Median daily rate £363 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 28.85% 50.00% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 11
Median daily rate £363 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £355 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £498 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the Worcestershire region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -3 7 £363 -19.44% 3
SQL
West Midlands

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) RSpec
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 3 (23.08%) Sage
3 3 (23.08%) Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) HTTP

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) FastStats
1 2 (15.38%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Capybara
1 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) git-flow
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) RSpec
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) JDE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Dropwizard
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (23.08%) Sass
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sage
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) VMware